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La Vera Perfettione del Disegno di varie sorti di recami, page 4 (recto)

La Vera Perfettione del Disegno di varie sorti di recami, page 4 (recto)

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Published by Giovanni Ostaus, Venice, woodcut of Lucrezia designed by Giuseppe Salviati (Giuseppe Porta, called Il Salviati), Italian, Castelnuova di Garfagnana ca. 1520-1575 Venice.From top to bottom, and left to right:Design composed of 6 horizontal registers that are printed upon a grid. Frist register is decorated with a curving vine of leaves and 4-petatled flowers. Second register is decorated with a curving vine of leaves and flowers, some of which are dotted. Third register is decorated with a curving vine of leaves and fruit. Fourth register is decorated with a wavy vine of an alternating pattern of acorns and flowers. Fifth register is decorated with a wavy vine of an alternating pattern of a flower and a white dotted leaf. Sixth register is decorated with a pattern of white dotted flowers and interlace motifs.
Giovanni Ostaus (Italian, active Venice ca. 1554–91) , Venice
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Date

1567
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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